Simon Fraser University (SFU) is a public research university based in B.C., with three campuses. It hosts more than 37,000 students, in eight faculties, spanning a broad range of fundamental, interdisciplinary, and applied research topics and is consistently ranked as Canada’s top comprehensive university.

The SFU Co-operative Education program began in 1975 in the School of Computing Science. Today SFU offers co-op in all academic disciplines across 54 undergraduate and 10 graduate programs, with approximately 2,500 co-op work terms each year. Students explore their career options by alternating between study semesters and paid, resume-boosting work semesters, graduating with a year of experience.

The Co-operative Education curriculum at SFU focuses on reflective learning, active self- monitoring and skills transfer. The SFU Co-op program offers a combination of face-to-face workshops and online self-directed learning opportunities each semester.

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